I Am My Own Wife
by The Public Theater

Jan. 27 - Feb. 06

I AM MY OWN WIFE is a fascinating tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German Communist regime. Based on a true story, and inspired by interviews.


Casting Call for I Am My Own Wife.
NOTE: Trans and non-binary actors strongly encouraged to submit.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Required Media: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel
Character:
CHARLOTTE von MAHLSDORF: Trans-Feminine. Any ethnicity. Charlotte is a German transgendered woman in her 60s who has lived through WWII and the Communist government of East Germany. This actor will also perform 40+ other roles of varying gender identities. Versatility with playing multiple characters and varying dialects is highly encouraged.
 
Directed by Omar Leos.
Apply via Backstage.com (HERE!).
 

Rehearsals begin Apr. 26, 2021 (Sunday-Thursday, 6:30 p.m. CST) via ZOOM; performances run May 13 -23, 2021, (Thu/Fri/Sat at 7:30 p.m. CST, Sun at 2 p.m. CST) over ZOOM.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Professional Pay: $271/weekPays $271.00/week paid by direct deposit; production to be live-streamed from actor's home.